Month: September 2019

Beach Drive: The Weekender 9/26-9/29

Happy weekend, St. Pete! We have the best places to be in Downtown St. Pete this weekend for you. This week’s highlights include – Thursday: the Royal Palm Market, art at the Vinoy, and a Tarantino-themed fundraiser for Gimme Shelter animal rescue. Friday: free shuffleboard, the 40th annual Hunger Free auction, and an amateur bartender […]

Beach Drive: The Weekender 9/19-9/22

It’s time for another fantastic weekend in St. Pete, so get ready for a full calendar! This weekend’s highlights include – Thursday: the Royal Palm Market, Cocktails and Collections at the MFA, and Wordier Than Thou’s Banned Books are a Drag fundraiser and drag show. Friday: Rays VS Red Sox, a Flavors of Asia food […]

A Guide to Free Museum Day 2019

It’s time for the 2019 rendition of Free Museum Day! Spend it in St. Pete’s gorgeous museums. We’ve compiled a list of participating museums for you here so you can take full advantage of this fabulous event. Dali Museum Located right along the beautiful Downtown St. Petersburg waterfront, the Dali makes a great Free Museum […]

Tampa Bay is the setting for novelist George Fleming’s ‘Bad Habits’

On the cover of George L. Fleming’s debut novel, Bad Habits, a woman stands at water’s edge holding a fishing rod, silhouetted by blood-red Florida surf. This is, presumably, one Reed O’Hara, the thriller’s fictional heroine and the center of the complex universe Fleming has created in a (semi-fictional) Tampa Bay. The figure in the […]

Beach Drive: The Weekender 9/12-9/15

Happy weekend, St. Pete! You’ve made it through another hectic week, why not enjoy yourself in DTSP? This weekend’s highlights: Thursday – reduced museum admission after 5pm, the Royal Palm Market, and an art show at the Vinoy. Friday – Yoga for Lunch at Station House, free shuffleboard at St. Pete Shuffle, and Fashion’s Night […]

Beach Drive: The Weekender 9/5-9/8

It’s the weekend again, and the start of another month! September kicks off with some awesome DTSP events – as always. The highlights include – Thursday: reduced museum admission across St. Pete, the Royal Palm Market, and the Rays vs the Blue Jays. Friday: Colin Mochrie at the Mahaffey, the SHINE preview party, and First […]